Homeschooling Conventions

12th June, 2013 - Posted by Christine Perrin - No Comments

In the last month I attended several homeschooling conventions–you know what I mean: ¬†huge warehouse events with no sensory input from the natural world, loud crowd roars, repetitive conversations, standing for 24 hrs in 3 days, etc…Because I am an HSP (highly sensitive person–according to my stalwart husband and used with a smile) this is » Read More

Consider an Epiphany Poetry Liturgy

31st December, 2012 - Posted by Christine Perrin - No Comments

Every year, my children’s alma mater–Covenant Christian Academy–does a poetry liturgy to enter more deeply into the reality of the Epiphany. I do it with college students taking jterm intro to poetry as well. This meditative event where, for an hour, a group of people contemplate the significance of an event which is really a » Read More

How I am including Poetry in my homeschooling day

31st August, 2012 - Posted by Christine Perrin - No Comments

We are classically homeschooling our 15 year old son this year (my husband Christopher Perrin, my father Gordon Zubrod, and I). This change creates the usual kid in a candy shop situation–so many great things to study and read how do we choose? High on our priority list is teaching time management and the ordering » Read More